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  • David Brown of Hodgenville and Byron Nelson of Vine Grove were elected to the local board at the Southern States annual membership meeting of Hardin Coop, held Aug. 22 in Hodgenville. More than 50 stockholder-members and their families attended.

    Steve Berry of Hodgenville was elected chairman/president of the local board, while Charles Crutcher of Rineyville was named vice chairman/vice president.

    Reviewing local operations and services was Clint Merritt, manager, Hodgenville. He reported that total operating volume for the past year was about $6.1 million.

  • David Brown of Hodgenville and Byron Nelson of Vine Grove were elected to the local board at the Southern States annual membership meeting of Hardin Coop, held Aug. 22 in Hodgenville. More than 50 stockholder-members and their families attended.

    Steve Berry of Hodgenville was elected chairman/president of the local board, while Charles Crutcher of Rineyville was named vice chairman/vice president.

    Reviewing local operations and services was Clint Merritt, manager, Hodgenville. He reported that total operating volume for the past year was about $6.1 million.

  • By LINDA IRELAND

    Editor

    Thirty-one preschoolers at Laugh-N-Learn daycare strapped on their biking helmets, hopped on their tricycles and pedaled for all they were worth to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

    It’s the fifth year the daycare has participated in the Trike-A-Thon, an event that provides funding for research of catastrophic childhood diseases, primarily cancer.

  • Friday afternoon, Tom Smith and his horse Carol Ann dropped by City Hall to purchase a business license. The duo will offer carriage rides in downtown Hodgenville this fall.

    Smith, who lives in Lyons Station with his wife Phyllis, has been offering the horse and buggy service for weddings, parties and similar events for some time. He plans to bring Carol Ann and a white vis-à-vis (face-to-face) carriage – also called a sweetheart carriage – to the square during Lincoln Days, Christmas on the Square and the monthly classic car cruise-ins.

  • Talent search

    Fifty-four seventh-grade students at LaRue County Middle School have been invited to participate in the annual Talent Search conducted by the Talent Identification Program at Duke University in Durham, N.C. The program identifies very bright students from TIP’s 16 state search area.

  • A large crowd of students, parents and volunteers visited Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site on Sept. 12 for “A Walk Through Lincoln’s Life.”

    Several interpreters dressed in period costume provided living history demonstrations including a military encampment, the dulcimer, blacksmithing, weaving, basket making, yarn spinning and rail-splitting.

  • By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    Landmark News Service

    Trisha Yearwood, who has racked up 19 Top 10 country music singles and is a three-time Grammy Award winner, will headline a free concert  this weekend at Fort Knox.

    Operation Celebration “A salute to the American family’’ will feature Yearwood on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Godman Army Airfield on post. The free event begins at 6 p.m. with Katie Rae Davis and Gary Nichols serving as opening acts.

  • By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    Landmark News Service

    Trisha Yearwood, who has racked up 19 Top 10 country music singles and is a three-time Grammy Award winner, will headline a free concert  this weekend at Fort Knox.

    Operation Celebration “A salute to the American family’’ will feature Yearwood on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Godman Army Airfield on post. The free event begins at 6 p.m. with Katie Rae Davis and Gary Nichols serving as opening acts.

  • By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    Landmark News Service

    Trisha Yearwood, who has racked up 19 Top 10 country music singles and is a three-time Grammy Award winner, will headline a free concert  this weekend at Fort Knox.

    Operation Celebration “A salute to the American family’’ will feature Yearwood on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Godman Army Airfield on post. The free event begins at 6 p.m. with Katie Rae Davis and Gary Nichols serving as opening acts.

  • Upton Days

    The Upton Days festival is Sept. 19-21 at the Upton Community Center, 377 College St., Upton.

    THURSDAY, SEPT. 18

    $4 pre-registration for baby contest

    FRIDAY, SEPT. 19

    5:30 p.m. – Check-in for baby contest (Upton residents); $5 per entry

    6 p.m. – Registration for home canning, men's salsa, dessert and coloring contests; silent auction starts

    6:30 p.m. – Baby contest

    7 p.m. – Home canning, salsa and desserts judging. Check-in for Lil' Miss and Mr. and Prince and Princess

  • A pioneer-era flatboat set sail Tuesday from Rockport, Ind., en route to New Orleans in honor of Abraham Lincoln's upcoming 200th birthday.

    A send-off ceremony for Lincoln’s Journey of Remembrance is planned at Ohio Riverfront below the bluff in Rockport, Ind. The program included a keynote address by Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock and musical performances.

  • LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the LaRue County Extension Service office.

    Veterinarian Dr. Mike Keller will discuss small ruminant health care and hold a question and answer session on goat and sheep health care. There also will be a hoof trimming demonstration. Light refreshments will be served.

    All interested individuals are invited.

  • LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the LaRue County Extension Service office.

    Veterinarian Dr. Mike Keller will discuss small ruminant health care and hold a question and answer session on goat and sheep health care. There also will be a hoof trimming demonstration. Light refreshments will be served.

    All interested individuals are invited.

  • LaRue County Goat and Sheep Producers meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the LaRue County Extension Service office.

    Veterinarian Dr. Mike Keller will discuss small ruminant health care and hold a question and answer session on goat and sheep health care. There also will be a hoof trimming demonstration. Light refreshments will be served.

    All interested individuals are invited.

  • There will be a benefit raffle and yard sale for Jeremy Noe, 28, of Upton on Sept. 6 at the Upton Community Center on College St.

    Noe was diagnosed with stage four melanoma on his left ear in June and will be unable to work for at least a year. The problems with his ear began in February 1998 when Noe was in a car accident. He was thrown through the windshield and his ear was severed. His ear was reattached and he was told it would be very sensitive to the sun. Unfortunately, Noe's employment with an asphalt company required him to be outdoors much of the time.

  • Zumba.

    Even the name sounds fun.

    Zumba, pronounced "zoom-ba" is a high-energy workout combined with Latin music that has been growing in popularity since its introduction in the 1990s.

    “Our slogan is ‘ditch the workout and join the party,’” said Jessi Clemons, a certified Zumba instructor who conducts classes in Elizabethtown four days a week. “It’s a good workout and a good time.”